Spaldia

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Community of Spaldia
Komunitë Spaldie sp

Spaldia Flag.png
Flag
Coat of Arms of Spaldia.png
Coat of Arms

Motto
Tinë but Nitë, Nórsk øforavår sp
(English:"Tiny but Mighty, Norse forever")
Universal
Official language(s) Spaldian
English
Short name Spaldia
Demonym in English: Spaldian
in Spaldian: Spaldsk
Legislature Gicånlevaa
Established 5 June 2018
Population 3 members
National animal Icelandic horse
Patron saint Saint Ansgar

Spaldia (Spaldian: Spaldie), officially the Community of Spaldia is a Scandinavian-based Canadian-American community.

The unified Community of Spaldia emerged in 2017 with the extreme development of the Spaldian language and has been established since 5 June 2018. Notably, Spaldia's claimed monarch is the Danish monarch.

Etymology

The etymology of the word Spaldia comes from the Clan Spalding from the United Kingdom. More specifically, the Spaldingas were a Anglican tribe that settled in the Spalda in the Kingdom of Mercia.

Demographics

Language

Spaldian is the official language of Spaldia, with English as the de facto language respectively. Spaldian and English belong to the North Sea Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages, along with Frisian, Scots, and Low German.

All Spaldians speak English with a high level of proficiency.

Culture

Spaldia shares cultural ties with its Scandinavian influencers Denmark, Iceland, Sweden and Norway with Canadian and American culture. Overall, the most important part to Spaldian culture is the language, that brings people together.

A major feature of Spaldian culture is the winter festival of Júl (Christmas) during the month of December. Yule (Yuletide) was and is a festival observed by the historical Germanic peoples. Scholars have connected the celebration to the Wild Hunt, the god Odin. It later underwent Christianized reformulation resulting in the term Christmastide.

Cuisine

Spaldian cuisine includes:

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